4th Annual

Northeast Natural Gas Symposium

Supply shortages, credit risk, infrastructure challenges…

Thursday, February 06, 2003

About

Market Dynamics in the Northeast Have Changed Dramatically. Do You Have The Information You Need to Profit in The Face of Uncertainty?

A gas supply shortage is imminent. Dependence on natural gas is growing. Credit ratings are suffering and the timing of infrastructure development is being thrown into question. How will U.S. Northeast energy markets evolve in the midst of such adversity? What will be the impact on the region's competitive landscape?

The 4th Annual Northeast Natural Gas Symposium had been developed to provide you with the up-to-the-minute information you need to stay abreast of industry developments, assess business opportunities and adapt your strategy to changing conditions. In the face of challenge and uncertainty, success rides on having the information to anticipate market developments before they occur.

Don't miss this opportunity to hear from industry leaders and experts on critical issues affecting the U.S. Northeast, including:
  • The latest project developments from producers supplying the Northeast: how will tight supply affect the region?
  • Update on pipeline project initiatives serving the Northeast and the implications of supply shortages on infrastructure development
  • What is the impact of credit risk in the energy marketing sector and how will it affect the Northeast's natural gas industry?
  • What role will LNG play as market dynamics in the Northeast change?
  • What is the region's power generation capacity situation and how are transmission bottlenecks being addressed?
  • How will gas supply shortages affect the reliability of electricity in the region?
Take advantage of this opportunity to get strategic insight into issues affecting its competitive environment.

Contents & Contributors

About

Market Dynamics in the Northeast Have Changed Dramatically. Do You Have The Information You Need to Profit in The Face of Uncertainty?

A gas supply shortage is imminent. Dependence on natural gas is growing. Credit ratings are suffering and the timing of infrastructure development is being thrown into question. How will U.S. Northeast energy markets evolve in the midst of such adversity? What will be the impact on the region's competitive landscape?

The 4th Annual Northeast Natural Gas Symposium had been developed to provide you with the up-to-the-minute information you need to stay abreast of industry developments, assess business opportunities and adapt your strategy to changing conditions. In the face of challenge and uncertainty, success rides on having the information to anticipate market developments before they occur.

Don't miss this opportunity to hear from industry leaders and experts on critical issues affecting the U.S. Northeast, including:
  • The latest project developments from producers supplying the Northeast: how will tight supply affect the region?
  • Update on pipeline project initiatives serving the Northeast and the implications of supply shortages on infrastructure development
  • What is the impact of credit risk in the energy marketing sector and how will it affect the Northeast's natural gas industry?
  • What role will LNG play as market dynamics in the Northeast change?
  • What is the region's power generation capacity situation and how are transmission bottlenecks being addressed?
  • How will gas supply shortages affect the reliability of electricity in the region?
Take advantage of this opportunity to get strategic insight into issues affecting its competitive environment.

Contents & Contributors

OVERCOMING THE CHALLENGES OF MARKET UNCERTAINTY FOR A STRONG ENERGY FUTURE
W. Robert Keating, Massachusetts Department of Telecommunications and Energy

PROJECT EXPANSION INITIATIVES: CAN PRODUCTION MEET NORTHEAST DEMAND?
Greg Noval, Canadian Superior Energy Inc.

WESTERN SUPPLY PERSPECTIVES
Murray Sondergard, TransCanada PipeLines Limited

NORTH AMERICAN NATURAL GAS: A CRISIS AHEAD OR IS CHICKEN LITTLE RUNNING AROUND AGAIN?
Ron Denhardt, Strategic Energy Analysis

PIPELINE EXPANSIONS: THE MARKET AND CONTRACTUAL CONFLICT
Charles Neill, Charles River Associates Inc.

MEETING THE NORTHEAST'S INFRASTRUCTURE CHALLENGES
Tina V. Sciaraffa, Duke Energy

ESTIMATED TIME OF ARRIVAL: MEETING THE NORTHEAST'S INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT CHALLENGES
Herb Rakebrand, Iroquois Gas Transmission System L.P.

LDC: ROOM TO GROW
Nick Stavropoulos, KeySpan Energy Delivery, New England

INCREASED CREDIT RISK AND DECREASED LIQUIDITY IN THE ENERGY MARKETING SECTOR: IMPLICATIONS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Jon Sorenson, WPS Energy Services Inc.

INCREASED CREDIT RISK AND DECREASED LIQUIDITY
Steve McCauley, Keyspan

BALANCING ACT: OVERCOMING STORAGE CHALLENGES TO OFFSET SUPPLY/DEMAND FLUCTUATIONS
Edmund Knolle, Falcon Gas Storage Company Inc.

FROM PEAKLOAD TO BASELOAD? LNG'S ROLE IN THE U.S. SUPPLY PICTURE
Edward Bulmer, Irving Oil

FROM PEAKLOAD TO BASELOAD? LNG'S ROLE IN THE U.S. SUPPLY PICTURE
Richard L. Grant, Tractebel LNG North America LLC

LNG'S ROLE IN THE U.S. SUPPLY PICTURE
Eric Stoerr, El Paso Global LNG

NATIONAL GRID'S FIVE YEAR STATEMENT SOLUTIONS 2003-2007 GAS ON WHOLESALE MARKETS
Peter Flynn, National Grid U.S.A

GAS SUPPLY FOR POWER GENERATION
John Rosenkranz, Calpine Energy Services

GAS RELIABILITY & FUEL DIVERSITY IN THE NORTHEAST
Richard L. Levitan, Levitan & Associates, Inc.

POWER IMBALANCES: WHAT ARE THE IMPLICATIONS OF THE REGIONS GENERATION AND TRANSMISSION DEVELOPMENT
Wayne Oliver, Merrimack Energy Group, Inc.


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